Cadet Flight Sergeant Claire Weetman RAF Cosford Air Show 2017

Cosford Air Show 2017

On Sunday 11th June during the RAF Cosford Air Show, I had the amazing opportunity to spend the day in the VIP tent with many inspirational people within my role as RAF Cosford Station Commander’s Cadet for Air Commodore Mark Hunt OBE BEng(Hons) MA MBA FCMI CEng FRAeS FIMechE RAF, Station Commander RAF Cosford. It all began with a police …

Presentation Evening 2017

On Friday 19th May 2497 (Cosford) Squadron held their annual awards evening, Presentation Evening. We were joined by Squadron Leader John Smith RAF VR(T), a staff officer from West Mercian Wing, who has been involved with the RAF Air Cadets for over 30 years and who has recently been awarded a third bar to his long service medal in recognition …

Cadet Corporal A. Cooper, Cadet Flight Sergeant C. Weetman, Cadet Corporal C. Walthorne and Cadet Corporal J. Tucker collecting their medals from Wing Commander Andy Griffin Officer Commanding West Mercian Wing for coming 3rd in the relay for their age category during the athletics event.

Successful day of athletics

On Sunday 7th May 2017, cadets from 2497 (Cosford) Squadron, along with the other squadrons in West Mercian Wing, took part in the annual Inter-Squadron Athletics at RAF Cosford. The day involved both track events (100m to 1500m) and field events (such as javelin, shot put and discus). As well as each cadet being scored individually, each squadron also accumulated …

Nominated as the Best Largest Squadron

  The Morris Trophy is awarded to the Best Largest Squadron in the RAF Air Cadets. Earlier in the year, Wing Commander A. Griffin, Officer Commanding West Mercian Wing nominated us to represent the Wing for the award. The next stage was for¬†Group Captain Simon, Regional Commandant Wales and West to inspect us – as well as five other squadrons …